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Criticwire at NYFF Poll: The Best Films and Performances

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Indiewire October 16, 2012 at 12:39PM

The renewed appreciation for Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" might be the biggest takeaway from Criticwire's NYFF poll.
3

John Lichman

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Passion

2. Holy Motors

3. No

4. Final Cut: Ladies & Gentlemen

5. Outrage Beyond

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. Celluloid Man

3. Leviathan

4. Leviathan

5. Leviathan

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. The Gatekeepers

2. Flight

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denzel Washington, SMASHED 2: SKY DRUNK

2. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors

3/4. The Camera, The Bay and Leviathan

5. The Ad Campaign, No

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Karoline Herfurth, Passion

2. Gael Garcia Bernal, No

3. CGI, Life of PI

4. DCP, Passion

5. Missing soft subtitles, The Satin Slipper

Jennifer Merin

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Barbara

2. Like Someone in Love

3. Caesar Must Die

4. No

5. Camille Rewinds

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. First Cousin Once Removed

2. The Gatekeepers

3. Liv and Ingmar

4. Casting By

5. Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Leviathan

2. Holy Motors

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Nina Hoss, Barbara

2. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone in Love

3. Gael Garcia Bernal, No

4. Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson

5. Noemie Lvovsky, Camille Rewinds

Prairie Miller

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Flight

2. Beyond The Hills

3. Fill The Void

4. Passion

5. Not Fade Away

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. The Savoy King

2. Final Cut: Ladies And Gentlemen

3. Untold History Of The United States

4. Liv And Ingmar

5. Room 237

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Life Of Pi

2. No

3. The Bay

4. Amour

5. Something In The Air

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Denzel Washington

2. Elle Fanning

3. Greta Gerwig

4. Hila Feldman

5. John Malkovich

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. John Goodman

2. James Gandolfini

3. Matthew McConaughey

4. Noomi Rapace

5. Catherine Deneuve

Judy Gelman Myers

BEST NARRATIVE

1. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!

2. No

3. Kinshasa Kids

4. Bwakaw

5. Beyond the Hills

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Gatekeepers

2. Godard interviews Fritz Lang

3. Celluloid Man

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Our Children

2. Last Time I Saw Macao

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Parviz Fanizadeh, Downpour

2. Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson

3. Eddie Garcia, Bwakaw

4. Yiftach Klein, Fill the Void

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Alfredo Castro, No

Corey O’Connell

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Amour

2. Ginger and Rosa

3. Something in the Air

4. Frances Ha

5. Flight

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Hyde Park on Hudson

2. Life of Pi

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Jean-Louis Trintignant

2. Elle Fanning

3. Denzel Washington

4. Greta Gerwig

5. Bill Murray

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Mickey Sumner

2. Alessandro Nivola

3. Kelly Reilly

This article is related to: New York Film Festival, Criticwire, Critics' Poll, Holy Motors , Amour, Something In the Air, Beyond The Hills, Tabu, Barbara, Frances Ha, Life of Pi, Leviathan, Room 237, The Gatekeepers, First Cousin Once Removed, Caesar Must Die (Cesare deve morire), Liv & Ingmar, Casting By, Not Fade Away, Passion, Flight, The Paperboy, Leviathan, Life of Pi, Hyde Park on Hudson, Lines of Wellington, Lincoln, The Last Time I Saw Macao






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